A Third Degree Wiccan and Adept Major (6=5), Morgan Drake Eckstein had been involved in Wicca and paganism his entire life. He is a board member of Hearthstone Community Church (Denver, Colorado—the Open Full Moon People), as well as an elected officer of Bast Temple (Golden Dawn in the Outer, Ba Iset Order of the Rosy Cross [BIORC] in the Inner). He holds two bachelor degrees from the University of Colorado at Denver (literary studies and history). He is happily married to a ceramic artist. He is owned by several cats who wish that he would make more money as a writer, so that they could eat fresh shrimp every night.